THE PAYROLL PODCAST with Nick Day, Director of JGA Recruitment & Guests!

Payroll PodcastThe Payroll Podcast was the first podcast produced exclusively for the UK and broader global payroll community.  Nick Day meets with payroll industry experts to discuss complex payroll issues, International payroll legislation, technology, systems, processes and compliance. My aim is to support the payroll industry and help the hardworking payroll professionals within it to prepare and embrace the future of payroll. 

We journey through complex payroll issues ranging from Robotic Process Automation; Blockchain; Cryptocurrencies; Artificial Intelligence and Wellbeing to Compliance; Global Payroll, Payroll Vendor Management, Payroll Bureau Operations and International Payroll Legislation (and more)!  

We live in a competitive world with dynamic global workforces. Let’s embrace these changes and develop strategies together to raise the profile of payroll worldwide forever. 

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If you want to be on the show, or if you need support with a payroll recruitment requirement, please do reach out to me. Tel: 01727 800 377 | Email Nick@jgarecruitment.com

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28 Years of Changing Payroll Landscapes with Maria Mason #45

28 Years of Changing Payroll Landscapes with Maria Mason #45

Podcast Maria MasonNick Day is joined on The Payroll Podcast sofa by Maria Mason, UK Director of Payroll Services at BDO, the UK’s fifth-largest accountancy and advisory firm to talk about how the payroll landscape has changed over the last 28 years.

We discuss technology, the impact of COVID-19, Processes, Qualifications and more!

Maria currently leads the UK payroll team within BDO, which consists of over 50 staff members based across four locations in the UK, which include Glasgow, Manchester, Reading and London.  Her team provides payroll and HR services to over 1,400 clients, covering all sectors and includes businesses of differing sizes and complexities.

She is passionate about leveraging technology to manage the areas surrounding payroll processing, supporting her clients to implement systems and processes that can improve security and accuracy.  Over the past two years, she has implemented many new systems platforms and robotics and she is also a CIPP intermediate.

In this “28 Years of Changing Payroll Landscapes with Maria Mason of The Payroll Podcast, we also explore:

    1. What are the main changes you have seen within payroll over the past 28 years?
    2. How has pandemic affected business?
    3. How will COVID-19 change payroll?
    4. Do you think people now expect more from their payroll provision?
    5. Do you think technology should play a big part in the processing of payroll?
    6. Will new technology enhancements replace people in payroll?
    7. How do you see the future of payroll within BDO?
    8. The profile of profile has been elevated with COVID-19 and introduction of the CJRS etc, placing more focus and importance in the role payroll carries out within businesses, how do we maintain this profile moving forward?
    9. How can clients stay up to date in all areas of compliance in this ever-changing landscape?
    10. Why do you think payroll is always at the forefront of change?
    11. How would you sell payroll as a career?
    12. One piece of advice Maria would give to someone working in payroll right now!

We hope you enjoy this “28 Years of Changing Payroll Landscapes episode of The Payroll Podcast!  If you know anyone else who works in payroll, then please, share this episode with your friends and get them to subscribe today!

Links highlighted in this “28 Years of Changing Payroll Landscapes” episode are below:

  1. BDO’s Payroll Business Services & Outsourcing Services: https://www.bdo.co.uk/en-gb/services/business-services-outsourcing
  2. BDO COVID-19 resource centre: https://www.bdo.co.uk/en-gb/covid-19
  3. Maria Mason LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maria-mason-mcippdip-a895768/
  4. To find out more about JGA Payroll Recruitment Services, please visit: jgarecruitment.com
  5. To contact the host, Nick Day, please email: nick@jgarecruitment.com / 01727 800 377

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Of course, if you are Payroll Leader listening to this podcast and you have a payroll-related vacancy that you would love some specialist payroll recruitment support with – please also get in touch with me!  I would love to help show you what a great Payroll recruitment experience feels like!  You can reach out to me directly at nick@jgarecruitment.com or give me a call – 01727800377

www.jgarecruitment.com

Thanks for listening folks – I look forward to bringing you the next episode of the Payroll Podcast real soon!

 

 

Celebrating Payroll with the CIPP

Celebrating Payroll in Style with Vickie Graham, CIPP #44

Celebrating Payroll in Style with Vickie Graham, CIPP #44

Celebrating Payroll with the CIPPNick Day is joined on The Payroll Podcast sofa by Vickie Graham, Marketing & Business Development Director at the CIPP to talk about National Payroll Week.

NPW was established to raise the profile and awareness of payroll in the UK. It helps demonstrate the impact the payroll industry has in the UK through the collection of income tax and National Insurance; which is expected to contribute in the region of £301bn* to the UK economy in 2020/21.

The CIPP have been providing payroll and pensions support to professionals like you since 1980 when the Association of Payroll and Superannuation Administrators (APSA) formed.

2020 marks the 40th anniversary of the CIPP and Vickie says they intend to celebrate in style!

In this “Celebrating Payroll in Style ” episode of The Payroll Podcast, we also explore:

  1. Why and when was National Payroll Week was launched in the UK?
  2. How big is the payroll industry in ters of the amount being collected through National Insurance and Income Tax right now?
  3. How has the payroll industry has reacted to this pandemic?
  4. What role has the CIPP played to support payroll professionals during the pandemic?
  5. Why is National Payroll Week important to remember in 2020?
  6. What is the CIPP doing to prepare for National Payroll Week?
  7. How can payroll professionals get involved in National Payroll Week?
  8. What change would you like to see for payroll as a result of National Payroll Week 2020?
  9. What do you think will be the key training requirements of the payroll profession post-pandemic?
  10. How does the CIPP see the future of payroll changing post-pandemic?

We hope you enjoy this “Celebrating Payroll episode of The Payroll Podcast!  If you know anyone else who works in payroll, then please, share this episode with your friends and get them to subscribe today!

 

Links highlighted in this “Celebrating Payroll in Style ” episode are below:

  1. To find out more about the CIPP: https://www.cipp.org.uk/
  2. Vickie Graham LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vickie-graham-dipm-acim-180916a/ 
  1. NPW Event Page: https://www.cipp.org.uk/events/npw-landing.html
  2. Pack requests: https://www.cipp.org.uk/events/npw-landing/npw-pack-request.html
  1. To find out more about JGA Payroll Recruitment Services, please visit: jgarecruitment.com
  2. To contact the host, Nick Day, please email: nick@jgarecruitment.com / 01727 800 377

 

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Thanks for Listening!

Of course, if you are Payroll Leader listening to this podcast and you have a payroll-related vacancy that you would love some specialist payroll recruitment support with – please also get in touch with me!  I would love to help show you what a great Payroll recruitment experience feels like!  You can reach out to me directly at nick@jgarecruitment.com or give me a call – 01727800377

www.jgarecruitment.com

Thanks for listening folks – I look forward to bringing you the next episode of the Payroll Podcast real soon!

 

 

The Payroll Billionaire: Philanthropy, Baha’i Faith & Unifying Society – Steve Sarowitz #043

The Payroll Billionaire: Philanthropy, Philanthropy, Baha’i Faith & Unifying Society with Steve Sarowitz #043

 

Nick Day is joined on The Payroll Podcast sofa by payroll billionaire and philanthropist, Steve Sarowitz.  Steve is Founder and Chairman of Paylocity (Nasdaq: PCTY), a leading U.S. provider of payroll and HR solutions and he also serves as CEO of Blue Marble, an international payroll provider, and as Director of Payescape, a UK payroll provider.

Steve is also an international philanthropist who plans to give away over £1billion to charitable causes during his lifetime.  Steve has a passionate interest in promoting unity and universal education and advocating for the elimination of racism, sexism, nationalism and religious prejudice.

Steve and his wife have a family foundation which supports over 50 worthy causes worldwide, including programs helping orphans, foster children, refugees and many other people in need.

Steve has a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Illinois. He is an avid runner, a member of the Chicago Area Runners Association Hall of Fame and a 3-time winner of the MSE Division of the Chicago Chase Corporate Challenge.

In 2015, Steve became a member of the Baha’I faith.  Bahá’ís believe the crucial need facing humanity is to find a unifying vision of the future of society and of the nature and purpose of life. Such a vision unfolds in the writings of Bahá’u’lláh.  Since becoming a Baha’I, Steve has produced ‘The Gate’, a ground-breaking film documentary about the founding of the Baha’i Faith that was named the ‘Best Religious Documentary of 2018’.

Steve helped fund and promote the documentaries He Named Me Malala and Rosenwald and served as Executive Producer for the Peabody award-winning documentary Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise. Steve is also a partner in Wayfarer Studios, which just announced the purchase of their first movie Clouds by Walt Disney.

Steve lives in Highland Park, Illinois with his wife, 2 children, 2 dogs and a turtle named Duchess. When he is not working or doing philanthropy, you can often find him guiding at the Baha’i Temple in nearby Wilmette, Illinois.

“Let your vision be world embracing…” — Bahá’u’lláh

In this “The Payroll Billionaire” episode of The Payroll Podcast, we also explore:

  1. How did Steve begin his entrepreneurial journey in payroll that led him to become a billionaire?
  2. What made you invest in Payescape in the UK?
  3. How is payroll different in the USA and the UK?
  4. What advice would Steve give to young payroll entrepreneurs?
  5. What lessons can we learn from the COVID-19 crisis?
  6. How has the Coronavirus pandemic affected businesses?
  7. The true net worth of any individual is not to be found in their bank account but in what they have done to contribute to the betterment of humanity. We find out why…
  8. How and why Steve plans to give $1 billion away to charity during his lifetime
  9. What drives the amazing philanthropic work Steve and his family have done to support others?
  10. In 2015, Steve became a Baha’i – which is, a religion whose central tenet is love and unity. We find out more…
  11. A Baha’i story we can all learn from – featuring Queen Victoria!
  12. Why Steve is now co-financing Disney+’s first feature acquisition, Clouds, which is about 17-year old Zach Sobiech, who before dying of rare bone cancer in May 2013, formed the band A Firm Handshake and recorded the hit single “Clouds”.
  13. Why we should all take care of our own spiritual wellness.
  14. Steve’s views on the future for the world of global payroll industry?
  15. Why we need strong global governance to improve the way we work together.

We hope you enjoy this “The Payroll Billionaire episode of The Payroll Podcast!  If you know anyone else who works in payroll, then please, share this episode with your friends and get them to subscribe today!

Links highlighted in this “The Payroll Billionaire” episode are below:

  1. To find out more about Payescape: payescape.com
  2. To find out more about Blue Marble: bluemarblepayroll.com
  3. To find out more about Paylocity: paylocity.com
  4. Clouds Movie – Disney Movie Premier
  5. PAYEscape acquires API Payroll Solution, Payrun.io
  6. Non-Profits Philanthropy – Steve Sarowitz Chicago Business Article
  7. How Billionaires are reacting to the Coronavirus Pandemic Article
  8. Find out more about The Bahá’í Faith: https://www.bahai.org/
  9. To find out more about JGA Payroll Recruitment Services, please visit: jgarecruitment.com
  10. To contact the host, Nick Day, please email: nick@jgarecruitment.com / 01727 800 377

Available on: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Soundcloud | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | More

Thanks for Listening!

Of course, if you are Payroll Leader listening to this podcast and you have a payroll-related vacancy that you would love some specialist payroll recruitment support with – please also get in touch with me!  I would love to help show you what a great Payroll recruitment experience feels like!  You can reach out to me directly at nick@jgarecruitment.com or give me a call – 01727800377

www.jgarecruitment.com

Thanks for listening folks – I look forward to bringing you the next episode of the Payroll Podcast real soon!